Myer Lipschitz

director & adviser

Myer Lipschitz was born in Johannesburg and is a graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand. In 1985 he was conferred the degree Bachelor of Laws. Myer completed his Articles of Clerkship with Ivor Trackman, Attorneys and was admitted as an Attorney to the Supreme Court of South Africa in 1988. Myer immigrated to New Zealand in 1989 and was admitted to practice law in New Zealand as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand. Myer became involved in immigration law when employed by Hesketh Henry in 1992. He was employed by that firm to establish an immigration department. Myer left their employ in November 1992 to establish his own practice, known as Protea Immigration Consultants Limited. Myer is a past Director of the NZAMI and is a current full member of the New Zealand Immigration Institute. Myer holds a MARA License (Click here for MARA details) and is also a full license holder with the IAA in New Zealand (click here for IAA details).

Posts by Myer Lipschitz

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What Occupations does Australia Need?

One of the questions I am most frequently asked in my online seminars is what...
July 29, 2022
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Who are we?

I’m talking about Australians, not in an existential sense but rather the composition of Australian...
July 15, 2022
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Easing my Migration hangover

Today is New Year’s day in Australian migration terms. 1 July marks the commencement of...
July 1, 2022
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Anything but Immigration (or Golf)

I personally didn’t think playing golf three days in a row on the Queen’s birthday...
June 17, 2022
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Liberal Urban Women Demanding Climate Action Swing Australian Election

On 21 May Australia elected our fourth Labor government (since 1949) and inflicted a humiliating...
June 2, 2022
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Perception is Reality

In the last couple of days I received two emails from clients which prompted me...
May 20, 2022
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Hold the line

I was prompted to write this blog by an email from a client in South...
May 6, 2022
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Honesty in an Election Year?

The budget announcement regarding migration last week was a welcome boost to the skilled migration...
April 8, 2022
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I am not buying it if it’s not on the list

These words are frequently muttered by my wife as she leaves the house on her...
March 25, 2022
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The Larrikin

On Saturday Australia woke up to the tragic news that Shane Warne had passed away...
March 11, 2022
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A Week with the Accidental Migrant

I recently caught up with the accidental immigrant, my business partner Iain MacLeod in Noosa...
February 25, 2022
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Welcome

Welcome, Salut, Ahlaan bik, Huanyíng, Willkommen, Bievenido Australia says welcome back to you all from 21...
February 11, 2022
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Tennis, Visas and No-Vax

“Australia really knows how to return a Serb” was a joke (meme – I never...
January 28, 2022
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Enough Greek (language)!

In the last few weeks the world learnt a new letter of the Greek alphabet,...
December 10, 2021
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Increase in Migrant Quota

Australia will soon be making an announcement regarding the number of visa places available for...
November 26, 2021
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A Perfect Storm

Our Prime Minister plans to open the Australian border to foreign skilled workers before year...
November 12, 2021
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